Bill Nighy in About Time reviews

Bill Nighy in About Time by Richard Curtis

About Time by Richard Curtis and with Bill Nighy is about to have its release in the UK and there are lots of news items about it floading the internet. Here are some handpicked ones.

The Huffington Post has a great interview with Bill Nighy about the film, and how it made him think about his own life: Bill Nighy Calls Richard Curtis Rom-Com ‘About Time’ His Own Wake-Up Call

BBC News has a very nice article about About Time.

And for those interested, here are some good stills from About time.

Bill Nighy turned down Doctor Who starring role

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British actor Bill Nighy says he was offered the role of the Doctor, but he turned it down because it “comes with too much baggage.”

Just imagine what that could have been like, Bill Nighy as Dr. Who. Well that is not going to happen, but Bill Nighy did feature in one of the Dr. Who episodes of series 5 about Vincent van Gogh.

[You can still get it here: Doctor Who – Series 5, Volume 4]

Download Bill Nighy song for charity!

Bill Nighy – is singing again! This time it is for the Starlight Charity. Bill is donating all of his royalties from the Arthur Christmas song which will help Starlight brighten the lives of seriously and terminally ill children. Here are the links to download the songs from Amazon en iTunes:

iTunes
http://tinyurl.com/7xwj4zx

Amazon
http://tinyurl.com/6qgowze

Please download the song – you’ll have a singing Bill and are supporting a great cause.

Spread the word and happy holidays!

Bill Nighy reads The Facts of life

Synopsis

Francis Wyndam’s three subtle stories of desire and yearning during the dark days of the second world war are matchless in tone and nuance. They centre on the young and old, on those upstairs and downstairs, on those living in town and country…

1.The Facts of Life

Young Newton never settled at the school, then he has to see the
headmaster about a rather delicate subject…

Read by Bill Nighy
Producer Duncan Minshull.

Tuesday the 10th of August, 15.30 – BBC 4 (and on Listen Again for a week afterwards).